The Gentle Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #239

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the gentle cable stitch. The gentle cable stitch creates a woven looking cable design. The gentle cable stitch would be great for pillows, hats, and sweater dress!

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
st st
Stockinette Stitch
C2B
Cable 2 Back – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the back, k1, k1 off cable needle
C2F
Cable 2 Front – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the front, k1, k2 off cable needle


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked over 5 sts

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Worked over 5 sts

  • Row 1: (Right side): C2B, k1, C2F.
  • Row 2: P5.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Gentle Cable Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Gentle Cable Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Gentle Cable Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Gentle Cable Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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